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Eid-el-Kabir: Southern senators preach against insecurity, division, war

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Members of the Nationwide Meeting underneath the aegis of Southern Senators discussion board have appealed to Nigerians to embrace peace and dialogue in settling all variations, moderately than threatening division and warfare.

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The Senators stated the nation’s variety has been its biggest power, respect and reckoning within the world politics, sustaining that Nigeria has immeasurable dividends to savour in staying united moderately than disintegrating into fragments.

The Senators saluted Muslims for his or her contributions to the steadiness of the nation, urging them to maintain the tempo for Nigeria to regain its power economically, politically and in all ramifications.

This was contained in an Eid-el-Kabir message congratulating Muslims and signed by the Discussion board’s Chairman and Senator representing Ekiti Central, Opeyemi Bamidele, on Sunday.

The All Progressives Congress Senator warned that the nation has nothing to achieve with the deafening warfare drums being crushed over agitations in some quarters, saying such calls for can nonetheless be achieved via dialogue, understanding and mutual respect.

Bamidele urged Muslims to supply prayer supplications for Nigeria as they rejoice Sallah for Allah to rescue the nation from the dungeon of kidnappings, carnages of multifaceted dimensions and the specter of secession.

“That is essentially the most difficult time for this nation and we want God’s pressing intervention to rescue us from this unpalatable state of affairs.

“This isn’t the time for blame-game or change of tantrums on the premise of ethnicity, politics and faith that may exacerbate already tensed situation and stoke the ember of disunity amongst our various ethnic nationalities.

“The mixed results of the Covid 19 and insecurity have affected our economic system adversely. Meals inflation is crippling the economic system and the plenty are groaning in excruciating pains.

“We’d like collective efforts to avoid wasting the nation from this parlous state of affairs. Our Muslim brothers have made big sacrifices and this time affords one other alternative to assist the nation additional with their prayers.

“We rejoice with them at this festive time and want them a contented celebration”, the discussion board stated.

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